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Names: Palo, Michael F., author.

Title: Neutrality as a policy choice for small/weak democracies : learning from the Belgian experience / by Michael F. Palo.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019] | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2019018400 (print) | LCCN 2019020248 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004395855 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004371842 (hardback : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Neutrality–Belgium. | Democracy–Belgium. | World War, 1914-1918–Belgium–Influence. | World War, 1939-1945–Belgium–Influence

Classification: LCC KZ4196 (ebook) | LCC KZ4196 .P35 2019 (print) | DDC 341.6/4–dc23

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